Rebecca Palermo

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25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

Meet Paige Hathaway: The Fitness Model Talks Weight Lifting, Cheese Pizza, and What It's Like to Be Internet Famous

Want to get to know Paige even better? We asked her all about self-love, guilty pleasures, and crazy fans.<p><b>You seem really confident in your body—what advice do you have for women who want that for themselves?</b><br>I think that being healthy is sexy. I think that once you're healthy and you're happy, it …

Jessica Simpson's Maternity Active Wear Launches at Destination Maternity

Actress-singer turned designer Jessica Simpson knows a thing or two about pregnancy—after all, she has two children, Maxwell and Ace, with longtime fiance Eric Johnson—so she knows that pregnant ladies need sports bras too!<p>This month, Simpson expands her signature collection with Destination …

Should You Be Using Bust Cream?

Cleavage can be a fantastic secret weapon to have up your sleeve. Or down your shirt, as it were. But exposure to the elements and just plain old age …

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Best Luxury Boot Camps to Get Fit in 2014

New year, new you, right? In 2014, getting back into shape doesn’t have to be so brutal. At these wellness retreats, the staff will kick your …

Mocha Brownies

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick baking spray.<p>For the brownie batter: Place the chocolate in a …

Creative Ways to Use Dumbbells

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells<p>Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try …

Lauren Conrad's Secret To Being A Morning Person (Yes, Even You!)

Photographed by <b>Winnie Au</b>.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own</i> …

Why Haven't The Hunger Games Baby Names Caught On?

The Hunger Games series has been a massive hit both as a book series and in film form. And even though it has cool and pretty creative spins on classic names, they're aren't a bunch of Katnisses and Peetas at the local day cares. (In fact, there were only 12 girls in the whole country named Katniss …

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …

Exercise is good for moms-to-be -- and baby's brain, study finds - TODAY.com

Today<p>It’s tough to remain motivated to exercise regularly — and even more difficult with the morning sickness, extra weight, and swollen ankles of pregnancy. But moms-to-be might want to lace up their sneakers or don their swim caps. A new study finds that 20 minutes of exercise, three times a …

Who Wants to Win $200 Worth of Benefit Cosmetics?

As folks who love to pose in photos or go to impromptu cocktail parties at a moment’s notice, we always have a few essentials in our beauty bag. And, we happen to be pretty obsessed with Benefit. That’s why we teamed up with Benefit to give away a gift bag of beauty goodies and to show you, our …

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge

The name Hundred comes from the number of arm pumps and breaths required as you hold the position with your core muscles engaged. We’ll show you the step-by-step instructions, below, taken from our new book <i>The Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> by our friend and Pilates instructor Brooke Siler. But …

Body-Changing Tips From Tracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson is well known for her take-no-excuses personality and her superhuman-toned bod. Her workout philosophy relies on the science of how …

Secrets Of The Extremely Fit

<i>By Andrew Heffernan, C.S.C.S. for Men's Health</i><p>There's no way around it: To gain muscle and lose flab, you have to pay the iron price. And sweat buckets. And rethink your grocery list. But the ultimate cost (in time, especially) depends on what you know. In our never-ending quest to help you get in …

10 Ways to Entertain a Toddler on an Airplane

How to delight your toddler on an airplane. After constant nursing but before immersive iPads, there is the fidgety toddler.Continue reading 10 Ways …

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10 Maniacally Mind-Twisting Movies For A Heady Halloween

Psychological horror is a special flavor of cinema that leaves out, I’d say, about 90% of all “horror” movies. Slasher flicks, blatant scares (even effective ones) and gory schlock account for most horror out there; mind-twisting thrillers that <i>get to you</i> are far fewer, but satisfying when you can …

The Best Tantrum Tricks

We gathered advice from real moms (and a dad!) on how they maneuver around their child's meltdowns.<p>"When my 16-month-old is acting out, I put her in a chair and hold her there with my hand on her abdomen. When a child that young has a meltdown, they often don't know how to pull themselves together. …

How to Wash Your Face: 10 Face-Washing Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes<p>Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, …

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5 Rules for Safe Eating

The right temperature to keep your refrigerator, how to properly rinse veggies and more ways to take the danger out of dining.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Know …

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30 Best-Ever Potty Training Tips

Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.<p>1 of 32<p>5 Easy Potty Training Tips<p>1 of 32<p>2 of 32<p>Turn Potty Time Into a Magic Trick<p>2 of 32<p>kotanya/Shutterstock<p>Boost the …

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Is Your Hair Making You Look Older Than You Are?

<i>By Kerri Winick, Beauty Editor</i><p>Busting face potion? Check!<p>Under-eye smoothing serum? Check!<p>Anti-aging hair helper? Hmmm...<p>Yep, just like our skin, our hair ages...and not always gracefully. It sure does sound odd, considering hair is "dead" and all, but sprouting grays isn't the only thing we have …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

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5 Minutes to a Natural, Flawless Face

For us, no-makeup makeup products are as essential as red lipstick and mascara—we can never have too many! One of our favorite go-tos for beautiful, …

A New Quick Fix From America's Top Weight Loss Retreat: The Ranch 4.0 In California

After the tough-love Ranch at Live Oak opened in Malibu three years ago, it quickly became known as the country’s most luxurious, most results-oriented and most difficult detox and weight loss program. (I was part of the media chorus singing its praises: Nearly three years after I visited, I still …

Why You MUST Own The Lotus Moon Pumpkin Enyzme Peel

There are three requirements on my beauty checklist when I'm buying and trying a new product. 1) The formula: If it isn't for oily skin, it isn't for me. 2) The smell: I can't stand bad smelling-products, especially with skincare. (Mascara, you get a pass on this one.) 3) The packaging: It has to …